Twice a year, LA’s best restaurants offer a fix-priced menu for lunch and dinner at a discount for newcomers and foodies. DineL.A. Summer Restaurant Week is already here! The event takes place from July 16 to 28. What we’re looking forward to this year is some of the hottest new restaurants and the hippest seafood in the city. Also, dineL.A. partnered with California Avocado Commission, so get ready for special avocado menus and recipes! More than 300 restaurants are participating in this event, but we have highlighted a few of the best ones for you:
Head to Beverly Hills to try Northern Italian cuisine at Culina of the Four Seasons. You’ll be greeted with a $49 dinner menu consisting of grilled octopus with Italian eggplant, whole branzino, braised short rib over polenta, and Culina’s signature gnocchi. Such lovely menu will bring your mood up for the whole day! To make your reservations, visit their website.
This year, Katsuya’s Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi brings you a $25 three-course lunch at all L.A. locations. Katsuya’s lunch menu features Uechi’s crispy rice with spicy tuna, his hamachi with jalapeño and specialty rolls, and mochi. On the dinner front, you’re in for a $39 four-course meal at Glendale’s spot, and $49 three-course menu at Brentwood, L.A. Live and Hollywood locations. A little pricier dinner options include Uechi’s acclaimed rolls, Japanese small plates and entrees. To make your reservations, visit their website.
At Il Fornaio’s various locations all over the city, you can enjoy a $20 two-course lunch and a $39 three-course dinner. This lovely Italian restaurant’s lunch menu brings you traditional cultural dishes like Bruschetta al Pomodoro, Caprese Tradizionale for starters, angel hair pasta with marinara sauce and fresh basil, Pizza Burrata or Focacetta con Pollo as an entree. As for dinner, you’ll get a choice of either Tiramisu or Panna Cotta with mango and strawberries as dessert. Italian cuisine enthusiasts – the menu is perfect for you! To make your reservations, visit their website.
Wolf’s dineL.A. menu will definitely make you hungry. Seasonally inspired $49 three-course meal brings you a choice of snacks – wild rocket salad with peaches, pickled corn and ricotta, or hamachi crudo with pineapple, avocado and yuzu – then artichoke risotto, short ribs with horseradish gremolata, and Alaskan salmon with asparagus and fava beans. Finally, you will get three artful choices for dessert. To make your reservations, visit their website.
Enjoy your $29 dinner at DTLA Arts District’s best gastropub with a bowl of olives marinated in charred lemon and baking spices followed by Belcampo lardo toast or some broccolini tempura, and a choice of French onion burger or shrimp and polenta. For dessert, nothing is better than chocolate chip cookies and cinnamon milk! To make reservations, visit their website.